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Romance Aloud

Celebrating 60 years of the Romantic Novelists' Association in the UK. Host Ian Skillicorn chats to prominent RNA members about their work and asks each of them to talk about a favourite author from the RNA's last six decades.

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Warning: This podcast is a series podcast

This means episodes are recommended to be heard in order from the very start. Here's the 10 best episodes of the series anyway though!

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Milly Johnson on Carole Matthews

Sunday Times bestselling author Milly Johnson talks about her writing career, appearing on Come Dine With Me, and picks author Carole Matthews as her RNA60 choice to celebrate 60 years of the Romantic Novelists' Association.

28mins

27 Apr 2020

Rank #1

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Nicola Cornick on Mary Stewart

Bestselling author Nicola Cornick talks about her writing career, and picks author Mary Stewart as her RNA60 choice to celebrate 60 years of the Romantic Novelists' Association.

23mins

27 Apr 2020

Rank #2

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Lorna Cook on Rosamunde Pilcher

Lorna Cook, bestselling author of The Forgotten Village, talks about the books of Rosamunde Pilcher, her #RNA60 choice to celebrate 60 years of the Romantic Novelists' Association.

20mins

7 Aug 2020

Rank #3

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Sue Moorcroft on Christina Courtenay

No.1 bestselling author Sue Moorcroft talks about her writing career, and picks author Christina Courtenay as her RNA60 choice to celebrate 60 years of the Romantic Novelists' Association.

26mins

25 Aug 2020

Rank #4

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Jill Mansell on Jilly Cooper

Sunday Times bestselling author Jill Mansell talks about her writing career, and picks author Jilly Cooper as her RNA60 choice to celebrate 60 years of the Romantic Novelists' Association.

22mins

15 Sep 2020

Rank #5

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Jean Fullerton on Catherine Cookson

Award-winning author Jean Fullerton talks about her writing career, and picks author Catherine Cookson as her RNA60 choice to celebrate 60 years of the Romantic Novelists' Association.

22mins

18 Oct 2020

Rank #6

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Jules Wake on Katie Fforde

Bestselling author Jules Wake talks about her writing career, and picks author Katie Fforde as her RNA60 choice to celebrate 60 years of the Romantic Novelists' Association.

23mins

30 Oct 2020

Rank #7

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Donna Ashcroft on Milly Johnson

Popular author Donna Ashcroft talks about her writing career, and picks author Milly Johnson as her RNA60 choice to celebrate 60 years of the Romantic Novelists' Association.

22mins

28 Dec 2020

Rank #8

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Rhoda Baxter on Sarah Mason

Popular author Rhoda Baxter talks about her writing career, and picks author Sarah Mason as her RNA60 choice to celebrate 60 years of the Romantic Novelists' Association.

17mins

28 Dec 2020

Rank #9

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Alison May on Dorothy Koomson

Popular author and RNA Chair Alison May talks about her writing career, and picks author Dorothy Koomson as her RNA60 choice to celebrate 60 years of the Romantic Novelists' Association.

28mins

28 Dec 2020

Rank #10